Motobecane Cafe Express 8_Internal 8 Speed Bike - $490 (Egg Harbor Twp NJ.)

bicycle type: road
frame size: 20 inch
wheel size: 700C
bicycle frame material: aluminum
suspension: none (rigid)
brake type: v-brakes
handlebar type: flat
electric assist: none
condition: like new
make / manufacturer: Motobecane USA
model name / number: Cafe 8 Midtown Express
serial number: YE11210993
This bike is over $1,100 new. It is barely used and dry stored always. Like NEW! Upgraded seat! Motobecane Cafe Express 8. For male riders around 6 feet tall. I purchased this brand new 10 years ago from Bikes Direct. Barely used & like brand new. This exact bike is selling new for over one thousand dollars per online search. If you can find one! Additions include an upgraded spring-cushioned seat for comfort & odometer as pictured. Ridden approximately a total of 50 miles overall. Barely used. Lost interest. On rare occasions during dry fair-weather, rode around the block one or twice. Showroom condition! A real gem! Always stored in bone dry clean Amish shed. Faster than a Hybrid or Comfort bike, more comfy than a Road Bike! What is it? It's a Cafe Bike!! Cafe bikes are road bikes with flat bars and adjustable stems so you can ride with more comfort and control than a regular road bike and far greater speed than a hybrid or comfort bike.

The Motobecane Cafe Express8 features a lightweight handcrafted Aluminum frame and resilient triple-butted CrMo Fork. Led pedals for night riding that work off pedal power to 'flash'. Very cool! The real star of the show is the innovative Shimano Nexus Internal 8 speed hub. This allows the rider to change gears at any time - even when at a standstill. Internal gears means lower maintenance and less stuff to get snagged. Smooth riding, superior shifting and comfort. Handmade Advanced 6061 Aluminum with Rear Rack Mounts (brazeons), water bottle mount
FORK Motobecane Unicrown Dura-Forte Steel 1.125" steerer with fender eyelets
HEADSET TH cage ball bearing headset
DERAILLEURS Shimano Nexus Internal 8 Speed Mechanism
SHIFTERS Shimano Nexus Twist Shift with gear indicator
CRANK / BB RPM by FSA Aluminum Arms with Black Finish, Single Ring 42T, 170mm / Square Taper, Sealed Bearing 68mm
CASSETTE (internal gearing) external cog 20T (8 gears total)
BRAKES Tektro V Aluminum Alloy Black Finish
BRAKE LEVERS Tektro Quartz Aluminum
WHEELS Alex SUB, Aero Profile, Double-wall Aluminum 700c Black, Bolt-on Shimano Nexus 8-speed Internal Rear, Aluminum Sealed Caged Ball Bearing bolt-on front hub, stainless steel spokes
TIRES Reflective Sidewall, Hybrid CST 700x40c black-wall, Presta Valve tubes
SEAT / POST / CLAMP WTB Comfort Shaped with Suspension Cushion tech / Black Polished Aluminum Alloy Micro-Adjustable, 27.2mm / Superlight Machined aluminum with steel bolt
BAR / STEM / GRIPS Kalloy Aluminum with Comfort bend 26.0mm / Kalloy Adjustable Rise 0 to 60 degrees, Aluminum / Velo Dual Comfort Density
PEDALS Comfort Platform Resin with built-in LED flashers, 9/16" Boron Steel Axle

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